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I am 23 weeks pregnant. Recently suffered from congestion in

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I am 23 weeks pregnant. Recently suffered from congestion in chest and nasal tract. Also have a history of bronchitis. Can I take cetrizine along with steam and nasoclear saline drops. Is it safe? If not, please prescribe some medicines.
Tue, 6 Feb 2018 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 54 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes, it is safe.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for trusting us with your health concern.
Yes, at 23 weeks, it is safe to take Cetirizine , alongwith steam and saline drops.
It is also better to take hot soups, nebulization with plain saline , massage with eucalpytus oil, inhalation of Vicks.
All the best.
Please feel free to discuss further.
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